Gross Margin Manager

Coventry, West Midlands

Permanent

Reference No: 14357/001_1532707329

£50000 - £60000 per annum

Greenwell Gleeson have been appointed to recruit for a Gross Margin Manager for a growing Utilities Business based in Coventry. Due to continued business growth and team expansion a new position has arisen.

The role has responsibility for building and maintaining complex financial models, internal and external reporting and variance analysis to forecasts. Validating Gross Margin actuals is vital to the on going profitability of the business.

The role involves managing a team of three who are responsible for the delivery of gross margin reporting, including the production of concise and relevant reports for the management team. You will be required to work with the wider business to add depth of understanding to the results, variances to budget and rolling forecast. As well implementing and tracking KPI’s to effectively monitor gross margin movements and trends.

Key Tasks:

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Prepare, review and deliver timely and accurate reporting of the month end gross margin position for the management accounts.
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Understand the complex cost structure for the UK Energy market and how best to estimate these costs to ensure minimal variances.
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Work across the wider business to validate the reported positions, capturing reconciliations to alternative data sources.
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Support the monitoring and reporting of KPI’s relating to risks within the gross margin.
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Reporting to external partners and regulatory bodies.
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Direct and manage the workload of the Gross Margin Team.

We are looking for a qualified accountant with advanced Excel and data manipulation skills. Existing knowledge of the utilities industry would be a distinct advantage.